Posts Tagged ‘ MAD magazine ’

“Farewell to a Friend”: Paul Levitz on MAD Magazine’s Nick Meglin

June 4, 2018
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“Farewell to a Friend”: Paul Levitz on MAD Magazine’s Nick Meglin

Word is spreading of the sudden passing of Nick Meglin, an insufficiently celebrated but extraordinarily important influence on American culture and cartooning. Nick is close to the last survivor of the offices of E.C. Comics (hang in there, Marie and Angelo!) and one of the legendary Fleagle Gang of young creative turks that moved through…

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At 95, Al Jaffee Talks Censorship, Satire, and Political Hot Air

November 15, 2016
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At 95, Al Jaffee Talks Censorship, Satire, and Political Hot Air

Over 60 years ago, legendary cartoonist Al Jaffee started applying his satirical pen to the pages of Mad Magazine. At 95 years of age he still contributes the “Fold-ins” that he invented in 1964, and now holds the world record for Longest Career as a Comic Artist. In a recently published interview with The Guardian’s…

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The Humble Magazine Bundle: MAD Magazine Presented by DC Entertainment, Benefitting CBLDF

August 31, 2016
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The Humble Magazine Bundle: MAD Magazine Presented by DC Entertainment, Benefitting CBLDF

Humble Bundle goes totally MAD! Inspired by MAD’s gap-toothed grinning mascot Alfred E. Neuman, Humble Bundle has agreed to lower their usual high standards to present a one-of-a-kind bundle featuring 35 ridiculous issues and a 1-year digital subscription to MAD, the world’s best-selling magazine with that name! Check out the bundle here: https://www.humblebundle.com/books/mad-magazine-bundle Pay $1 or more for MAD…

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Jack Davis: The Man Who Revolutionized Comics Humor

August 4, 2016
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Jack Davis: The Man Who Revolutionized Comics Humor

Last week, we lost a true comics legend and luminary. Jack Davis is not only remembered as a founding member of MAD magazine and contributor to EC’s diverse line of comics, but also as a man who with his incredible knack for caricature and wit helped push the medium forward, and during a time when…

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